Tom Goreau Explains Data on Bakers Bay Coral Decline at Bahamas National Natural History Conference

Source: Notes from the Road

Acclaimed coral scientist Tom Goreau spoke in Nassau about coral reef decline at Baker’s Bay Club as a result of excessive fertilizer run-off. The speech, given at the Bahamas National Natural History Conference on March 7, was well received by the audience and by the Bahamas National Trust, which hosted the event.

The speeach, billed as “Golf Course Fertilizer Runoff Causes Nutrient Enrichment Leading to Harmful Algae Blooms on a Bahamian Coral Reef”, was co-written by Tom Goreau of the Global Coral Reef Alliance, James Cervino of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Troy Albury, President of Save Guana Cay ...

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